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April 17, 2020

Attachment to caregivers is created first through proximity during pre and early adolescence. However, as dogs develop into mid and late adolescence (see differentiation) they require far less direct social contact. During this time 10-12 hours of isolation (cumulative...

March 24, 2020

The "all-positive" parenting approach is a fashionable new methodology based on empirical data that positive reinforcement works best to modify behavior. The data is correct. I encourage my clients to use a minimum 6-1 ratio of praise to discipline, the same as recomme...

July 15, 2018

Dogs, like people, think and behave in sequences as their brains process the world around them and continuously work to deduct order from chaos.

April 20, 2017

Today in Companion Dog Psychology, an article was released that claimed to unveil the latest in cutting-edge, modern, scientific, evidence-based, cognitive-behavioral training ever developed in the universe. The piece opens with:

"The one thing every dog owner should kn...

January 23, 2017

I have spoken with many dog-owners who believe their dog is not very intelligent. "Aaron, I don't think this dog can be trained," they say. The reasoning given for such a confession is that the dog won't follow commands and seems unable to retain information. But is th...

January 6, 2017

Many dogs will chose to take a nap right in the middle of intersections within our home. They innately understand that to occupy this space impedes our movement, and, as such, sets boundaries for us. This is what I call a "covert manipulation", an influence t...

October 3, 2016

If dogs were people: They would make outstanding economists. While they lounge around your home, seemingly doing nothing, they quietly gather data about the culture of your behavior. They memorize what you do, when you do it, and how well you do certain things. They me...

You are sitting on your sofa and your husband or wife comes over to give you a hug. At that very moment your dog comes over to squeeze in between you and your partner. "Aw, look who is jealous!", we think to ourselves. So, in response, we spread the joy and give our do...

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